Category: Food Storage

Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry

Peanut Butter as a Survival Food: Protein Packed in the Pantry - One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to carry you over for short periods, or it can supplement a long-term food storage supply.

One of the best survival foods is widely available and probably already in your pantry! Peanut butter is an excellent and nutritious way to stay fed during an emergency, disaster, or SHTF. It has plenty of nutrients and protein to …

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27 Foods That Last For Decades

27 Foods That Last For Decades - Once you have these emergency foods on hand, then you can start mapping out a food storage meal plan and figure out what to get and how often to rotate through it. This article lists 27 foods and ingredients that will easily last for decades if you store them properly. Even if you don't use them all, they'd be great for barter.

Food storage is a big and complicated topic, and for newbie preppers it can be a bit overwhelming. That’s why my advice to anyone stockpiling food for the first time is to start simple. Focus on foods that will last …

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Storing Bulk Dry Foods In PETE Bottles Using Oxygen Absorbers

Storing Bulk Dry Foods In PETE Bottles Using Oxygen Absorbers - PETE bottles are food grade. That being said, this method of food storage should (in my own opinion) be used for short to medium term storage.

PETE plastic bottles are good containers that can be used for storage of shelf-stable, bulk dry foods that you normally keep in canisters in your pantry. Normal kitchen canisters do not have air tight seals. As a result, with changes …

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35 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile

35 Emergency Foods You Should Stockpile - The foods in this list can be used to cook hundreds of different meals, ensuring that you won't end up eating rice and beans day after day. Eating a wide variety of meals is better for your health, anyway. So if you're not sure where to begin, check out this list of 35 emergency foods.

Anyone who’s ever stockpiled food knows how difficult it can be to get started. There are so many choices! Some people make the mistake of only stockpiling a few staples: rice, beans, flour, sugar, and the like. The problem with …

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5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free

5 Homemade Rat Traps to Keep Your Food Storage Rodent-Free — A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work.

A rat in the pantry is a quick way to ruin your day. They can gnaw through containers like they arent even there and make short work of all your hard work. Luckily for us, the same drive that pushes them …

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Which Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life? Pantry Stockpiling Tips You Need

Which Foods Have the Longest Shelf Life? Pantry Stockpiling Tips You Need - Knowing what items have the best shelf life can help you to plan the types of food you want to store. This article goes over most of the foods that have the longest shelf life. You will find that many of them are delicious. Its clear that shelf life does not determine flavor or quality of nutrition. While dry food storage will never hold a candle to garden fresh foods I think its important that we appreciate what can be stored.

Shelf life is the enemy of all preppers. There is no getting around that. We plan and prepare our food storage to outlast the very worst of what might come our way. In doing so we realize that some items …

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30+ Ways to Use Dandelions in Food Storage and Around the Home

30+ Ways to Use Dandelions in Food Storage and Around the Home - It was this revelation that helped me improve in my own foraging abilities. While I used to think about foraging in the way I mentioned above it was the realization that the readily available plants were what to go after for survival. The dandelion is one of those foods. Get to know it in this great article.

When it comes to learning about foraging I see a lot of preppers looking to find a number of rare species to forage and feed them in the wild. They are often studying foraging and looking for secret fruits or …

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Expiration Date Cheat Sheet: The Best Time to Replace Just About Everything

Expiration Date Cheat Sheet The Best Time to Replace Just About Everything — How long can you rely on these everyday household goods? Stockpiling food, tools and other resources is a futile act if you don’t pay close attention to the potential longevity – or otherwise – of your goods.

Expiration Date Cheat Sheet: The Best Time to Replace Just About Everything How long can you rely on these everyday household goods? Stockpiling food, tools and other resources is a futile act if you don’t pay close attention to the …

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Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals

Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals - Preppers are good at storing beans. That has much to do with the fact that dry beans stay around. They gather quickly because we always forget to soak them and instead reach for the can. This article offers you options for your beans. It gives you a way to take advantage of that dry bean storage without having to plan two days in advanced.

Canning Dried Beans: Planning Ahead for Fast and Easy Meals Beans have been on the human menu for a long time. We have eaten beans in some of the worst conditions and we have eaten beans in some of the …

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37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies - One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It also means you need to figure out how to maximize your storage space, so you actually have some room to live.

37 Creative Storage Solutions to Organize All Your Food & Supplies One challenge we all seem to face is how best to store our stuff. Being prepared means having a large stock of necessities (and some luxuries) on hand. It …

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